[[networking_wiki:port_channels]]

Port Channels (Ether Channels)

General Information

This is to configure port channels (link aggregation) on Cisco switches.

Checklist

  • Cisco switch

1) Create the virtual port channel:

interface Port-channel2
 description Server1
 switchport trunk encapsulation dot1q
 switchport mode trunk
 switchport nonegotiate
 spanning-tree portfast trunk

2) On each physical switch interface, include it as part of the group.

interface GigabitEthernet2/0/1
 description Server1 port 1
 switchport trunk encapsulation dot1q
 switchport mode trunk
 switchport nonegotiate
 spanning-tree portfast trunk
 channel-group 2 mode active

interface GigabitEthernet2/0/2
 description Server1 port 2
 switchport trunk encapsulation dot1q
 switchport mode trunk
 switchport nonegotiate
 spanning-tree portfast trunk
 channel-group 2 mode active

interface GigabitEthernet2/0/3
 description Server1 port 3
 switchport trunk encapsulation dot1q
 switchport mode trunk
 switchport nonegotiate
 spanning-tree portfast trunk
 channel-group 2 mode active
  • networking_wiki/port_channels.txt
  • Last modified: 2019/05/26 03:50
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